Emily Thornberry

MP, Islington South and Finsbury

Islington South and Finsbury Labour

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How Emily Thornberry voted
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  • Voted moderately against encouraging occupational pensionsDetails
  • Voted very strongly for a wholly elected House of LordsDetails
  • Voted strongly for paying higher benefits over longer periods for those unable to work due to illness or disabilityDetails
  • Voted strongly against fewer MPs in the House of CommonsDetails
  • Voted very strongly for raising welfare benefits at least in line with pricesDetails
  • Voted moderately against a referendum on the UK's membership of the EUDetails

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Emily Thornberry hardly ever rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Written Answers — Defence: Armed Forces: Crimes of Violence 22 Jul 2014

    To ask the Secretary of State for Defence how many investigations of allegations of (a) rape, (b) sexual assault and (c) domestic violence where the alleged offending took place in the UK were investigated by the Royal Military Police in (A) 2010, (B) 2011 and (C) 2012.
  • Written Answers — Attorney-General: Prosecutions 22 Jul 2014

    To ask the Attorney-General how many Crown Prosecution Service (a) pre-charge decisions, (b) decisions to take no further action, (c) decisions to caution and (d) prosecutions there were in cases of (i) rape, (ii) domestic violence and (iii) child abuse in each police force area in each of the last six years; and what the conviction rate for each such offence in each such area was in that period.
  • Written Answers — Attorney-General: Serious Fraud Office 22 Jul 2014

    To ask the Attorney-General if he will place in the Library the reports by Peter Mason and Alan Wood on data loss at the Serious Fraud Office published in June 2013; and which recommendations of those reports have been (a) accepted and (b) rejected.

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Labour MP for Islington South and Finsbury

Entered House of Commons on 5 May 2005 — General election


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Topics of interest

  • Attorney-General
  • Health
  • Home Department
  • Justice
  • Treasury
  • Crown Prosecution Service
  • Serious Fraud Office
  • Prosecutions
  • Alternatives to Prosecution
  • Fraud

Other offices held in the past

  • Shadow Minister (Health) (8 Oct 2010 to 7 Oct 2011)
  • Shadow Minister (Energy and Climate Change) (12 May 2010 to 8 Oct 2010)
  • Member, Draft Constitutional Renewal Bill (Joint Committee) (7 May 2008 to 27 Nov 2008)
  • Member, Communities and Local Government Committee (24 Oct 2006 to 18 Feb 2010)
  • Member, Draft Legal ServicesBill (Joint Committee) (3 Aug 2006 to 27 Apr 2007)
  • Member, Environmental Audit Committee (14 Jul 2005 to 27 Mar 2007)

Previous MPs in this constituency

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  • Has spoken in 37 debates in the last year — above average amongst MPs.
  • Has received answers to 270 written questions in the last year — well above average amongst MPs.
  • Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a very low number of messages sent via WriteToThem.com during 2008, according to constituents.
  • Has voted in 66.06% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — below average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 23 annotations on this MP’s speeches — well above average amongst MPs.
  • This MP's speeches, in Hansard, are readable by an average 16–17 year old, going by the Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level score.
  • 198 people are tracking this MP — email me updates on Emily Thornberry’s activity
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 163 times in debates — below average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 2 Jun 2014.

4. Sponsorships
(b) Support in the capacity as an MP
(b) Name of donor: Leigh Day & Co solicitors
(b) Address of donor: Priory House, 25 St John’s Lane, London EC1M 4LB
(b) Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: The services of a legal research assistant to support me in my capacity as Shadow Attorney General for 5 days a week on a 6 month secondment from 16 September 2013 to 15 March 2014; value £14,500.
(b) Date of receipt: 16 September 2013
(b) Date of acceptance: 16 September 2013
(b) Donor status: limited liability partnership
(b) (Registered 28 January 2014)
(b) Name of donor: Browne Jacobson
(b) Address of donor: 6th floor, 77 Gracechurch St, London EC3V 0AS
(b) Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: The services of a legal research assistant to support me in my capacity as Shadow Attorney General for 1 day a week on a 4 month secondment from 5 March 2013 to 25 June 2013; value £3,312.78.
(b) Date of receipt: 5 March 2013
(b) Date of acceptance: 5 March 2013
(b) Donor status: limited liability partnership
(b) (Registered 28 January 2014)
8. Land and Property
Flat in Guildford, Surrey, from which rental income is received.
11. Miscellaneous
Non-practising barrister.

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